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Wed
24
May

River City Fest Carries On Despite Rain

Logansport’s 34th Annual River City Fest did not let a little rain stop the fun. Despite a few delays with music and a few activities, the festival carried on at the banks of the Sabine River in the Dennis Freeman Riverfront Memorial Park May 19-21.

The festival was celebrated with live music, a carnival and a variety of vendors and festival foods. Events included the firework shows, a bean bag toss tournament, a car show, kids’ hula hoop and jump rope contests, a street parade, a treasure hunt, a pet parade, a full church service and a duck derby race.

 

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Wed
24
May

Community Discusses Future of Technical College With Its Leadership Team

Northwest Louisiana Technical College held a lunch and learn seminar May 18 at DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce to figure out how to increase enrollment on Mansfield’s campus.

The meeting gave the college’s leadership team the opportunity to learn from the community how to better serve their needs in order to keep the college going, while the community received the opportunity to have an open conversation about the future of the college and to share ideas regarding how the college can be more responsive to the needs of this community.

 

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Wed
24
May

New Advertising Manager Named for Enterprise

Martha Rivers has been named Advertising Manager of the Mansfield Enterprise. She joined the Enterprise staff Monday, May 15. She looks forward to being a team member that will help grow the paper for the community

Rivers has several years of sales experience. She worked at the Shreveport Times for 10 years in circulation and retail. Before coming to the Enterprise, she managed Cache’, which is a dress shop at Mall St. Vincent.

 

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Wed
17
May

T & T Realty Ribbon Cutting

The DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Friday, May 12 for the new locally owned T & T Realty

Cindy Taylor, Louisiana Licensed Real Estate Broker, is pleased to announce the grand opening of T & T Realty, LLC at 106 Louise Street, Mansfield. T & T realty is not franchised. It is locally owned and operated and is a member of the Northwest Louisiana Association Board of Realtors.

 

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Wed
17
May

New Editor Named For Enterprise

Raley Pellittieri, a recent graduate of Northwestern State University, has been named Editor of the Mansfield Enterprise. She joined the Enterprise staff onTuesday and is a new resident of DeSoto Parish.

Pellittieri is originally from Ponchatoula where she was Valedictorian of her high school graduation class. She graduated last Friday Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern with a bachelors degree in English with a concentration on Professional writing and a minor in Psychology.

 

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Wed
17
May

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Held at M& M City Feed and Garden

A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting was held Wednesday, May 10 for M & M City Feed and Garden, formally City Feed and Garden Center. M & M City Feed is located at 127 Plaza Drive in Mansfield. The phone number is (318) 872-3030 and the store hours are Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM and Saturday from 8AM til 1PM.

 

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Wed
10
May

US 84 Sabine River Bridge Ribbon Cutting

Texas Department of Transportation and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development held a Ribbon Cutting for the opening of the US Highway 84 Bridge that connects the towns of Joaquin, Texas and Logansport, Louisiana on Monday, May 8 at 10:30. Immediately following the Ribbon Cutting a celebration was held at the DeSoto Parish Library in Logansport.

 

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Wed
10
May

Louisiana Rural Caucus Elects Rep. Bagley Vice-Chairman

The Louisiana Rural Caucus has elected Rep. Larry Bagley of Stonewall to serve as vice-chairman the 67-member group of legislators this year.

Bagley joins Chairman Bernard LeBas of Ville Platte and Rep. Dorothy Sue Hill of Dry Creek, secretary/treasurer, in leadership roles

“The Caucus is important in dealing with the problems the rural areas have,” Bagley said. “The rural part of the state is the predominant amount of acreage we have here and we need to protect that acreage for forestry, farming, oil and gas and other uses that are important to those areas and the state. It’s important for the Rural Caucus to watch these things and influence legislative decisions in the right way.”

 

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Wed
10
May

Logansport’s River City Fest Committee Announces Event and Entertainment Line-Up

Chairman Karla Smith and the 2017 River City Fest committee have announced the event and entertainment line-up for this year’s Fest beginning Friday, May 19 and continuing through Sunday, May 21. The theme of this year’s Fest is Days Gone By. Multiple attractions and a variety of musical genres are scheduled to please all tastes and ages!

On Friday, Frankie Jamison, will kick-off the evening’s festivities entertainment at 6 PM. Joaquin Quick Stop will sponsor the fireworks show, which will be presented by Desoto Fire District 1 at 8 PM.

Those who are attending the event will be able to enjoy games and rides presented by Jim’s Rides of Lake Charles. Jim’s Rides is a big part of the River City Fest’s yearly traditions with the old and young alike enjoying their annual return.

 

Wed
03
May

Lady Griffins Take State… Again!

The North DeSoto Lady Griffins competed in the 4A state finals defeating West Ouachita 10-0 for their third consecutive State Champion ship title.

 

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